Get involved at Dark Peak Music

See what there is to do at Dark Peak Music − groups and ensembles for young musicians from beginner to advanced abilities in the Glossop and North West region of Derbyshire.
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Derbyshire Music Education Hub

Our groups and ensembles are tiered by ability to provide the best settings and progression routes for all players. Click on a group for more information.


Beginner level − some ability 

  • Junior Strings − for beginner strings players up to approx. grade 3 ability
    Mondays 4.00 - 5.00pm at Glossopdale Community College, Glossop 
  • Chinley Junior Band − for beginner wind, brass and percussion players up to approx. grade 2 ability
    Mondays 4.00 - 5.00pm at Chinley Primary School, Chinley 
  • Glossop Junior Wind Band − for beginner wind, brass and percussion players up to approx. grade 2 ability
    Fridays 4.15 - 5.15pm at Bradbury House, Glossop

Intermediate ability 

  • Intermediate Strings − for string players of approx. grade 3-5 ability
    Mondays 4.00 - 5.00pm at Glossopdale Community College, Glossop 
  • Glossop Intermediate Wind Band − for wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 2-4 ability
    Mondays 5.00 - 6.00pm at Glossopdale Community College, Glossop

More advanced ability 

  • Senior Strings − for string players of approx. grade 5+ ability
    Mondays 7.30 - 8.30pm at Glossopdale Community College, Glossop 
  • Wind and Brass Chamber Music − for players of approx. grade 4+ ability
    Mondays 7.30 - 8.30pm at Glossopdale Community College, Glossop 
  • Dark Peak Sinfonia − for orchestral players of approx. grade 3/4+ ability
    Mondays 6.15 - 7.15pm at Glossopdale Community College, Glossop 
  • Dark Peak Concert Band − for wind, brass and percussion players of approx. grade 4+ ability
    Fridays 5.30 - 7.30pm at Bradbury House, Glossop